The Department of Physics established in 1978, offers M.Sc. (Materials Science), M.Phil. (Physics), M.Tech. (Laser and Electro-optical Engineering) and Ph.D. programmes. The Faculty members in the Department of Physics are actively involved in research in all major areas of Physics and Materials Science apart from teaching UG and PG Programmes. The faculty members have research projects funded by DST, UGC, CSIR, SERB and DAE. Every year, about 50 research papers are being published by the Department in peer reviewed National and International Journals. About 50 Research Scholars are pursuing their research in the department, and every year about 8 research scholars obtain their Ph.D. Degrees. The Department is supported by DST-FIST and UGC-SAP programmes.
Currently Dr. K. Murali is heading the Department of Physics. He has obtained his M.Sc., M.Phil., and Ph.D. Degrees from Bharathidasan University and did his Post-Doctoral research in University of Calgary, Canada.
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